I sit on the hard-packed earth, feeling the chill of the frozen ground, my warmth seeping out into the air. A slight pain when my lungs fill Before smoke billows forward, a silent shout. There’s a chill in my heart, an empty space. You were there. You were sick. Now you are gone. I won’t […]Read more "Loss"
It is easy to fall into despair When you look at your life and can’t tell what You’ve done that matters. Why anyone should care If you disappear. When it sinks, your gut, Realizing that the things you want most Are always floating just out of your reach. When it feels your work is nothing […]Read more "You’re only 22"
The sun sets as I begin my journey- A single step and there’s no going back. In five years time I’m not sure who I’ll be Who I’ll miss, What I’ll have, what I’ll lack. Will I make new friends or new enemies, Will I lose those I already hold dear? Will I wake, see […]Read more "New Dawn"
The meteor streaking across the sky Through the dwelling place of uncountable worlds The rainbow sphere bubble that floats and flies Tracing invisible currents as they whirl The flower that is all too quick to wilt But leaves its fragrance lingering in the air The laughter of a child, musical lilt Lost in the […]Read more "Transience"
Some of my best moments are in black night With you, dreaming of our life together Heart overflowing with joy, overflowing with light, Certain that I will love you forever. I think fondly of the countless moments shared The feeling of transcendence in your presence, As if about the rest I never cared While […]Read more "Best moments"
I’ve been wandering for years, without a guide, With no direction, no guiding purpose: Just passing through life, Never feeling tied To anything of worth. Living with no fuss Because I didn’t care about a thing. But now I see the world through different eyes. Eyes that have gazed upon you. Eyes that sting When […]Read more "Seeking"
It’s the not knowing that really gets you- Infinite possibilities to sort- Always wondering which of them is true, A ship trying to dock without a port. Not knowing what they say when you leave the room Not knowing what they think in their mind’s eye When they smile at you but look away too […]Read more "Hold Back"